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, in immigration reform and, above all, in what we have to do to invest to grow our economy and grow opportunity. >> pelley: you know, i don't think gun safety would have been at the top of the president's agenda two months ago but after newtown, of course, it has become -- >> it's impossible to turn away from it now. it's impossible. >> pelley: which leads to the question: what do you expect to see from the president in terms of resolve on this as we get farther from the tragedy itself? >> well, i think you saw in the president's announcement, i think it was last week after the vice president's series of recommendations, what the contours of his proposal will be in terms of an assault weapons ban, a limitation on access to military style clips with multiple rounds in them. i think he's shown consistently a willingness to reach out to gun owners, sports men and women and hunters to make sure their interests are respected, consistent not just with the second amendment but consistent with their reasonable interests. but i think the idea of insisting that we do what we can as a federal and as state
to are more optimistic about the u.s. economy. here's what ken frazer, c.e.o. of the pharmaceutical giant merck, had to say. >> i think the u.s. economy is poised to take off. i think it's been through some tough times. i think it's the strongest economy in the world. i think the big challenge for us is to come up with long-term solutions to the debt and deficit situation that will create greater certainty for people to make investments. >> reporter: the c.e.o. of j.p. morgan chase, jamie dimon, said here in davos that he thinks the table is set now for strong economic growth in the u.s. the c.e.o. of coca-cola told me here "we're still walking on ice" but if his words "everyone now believes the ice is going to hold." >> pelley: but, anthony, the last financial catastrophe was because a bubble burst. and what are the chances this is a bubble in the stock market? >> reporter: well, i think, scott, some people are concerned the market may be getting a little ahead of itself here, that ordinary investors are rushing back in. but it is fueled by some very encouraging economic news and we'll g
could be the longest u.s. great recession but others warn the economy is still shaky. we're pleased to have him here. welcome. >> thank you, charlie. >> i hear from davos where there a's a lot of smart people, i hear the economy is very fragile. on the other hand they're looking to america to have a good rekonkry. >> we're in a better place than the rest of the world. the euro crisis is not over although it seemed to have been abated. that's going to keep happening. the chinese economy is in bigger trouble than it's been in a long time. so that's worrisome. and so in the u.s., the real problem ultimately is a political problem because our economy is slowly recovering. things are starting to turn around and what could spiral us backward really is if one of these upcoming fights on sequestration or the next debt cellin ceiling, you know, finally causes it to -- >> that is sort of baked in the cake. everybody expects they're going keep kicking it down the road. why, then, do we have a surge in stock market? >> one is that corporate profits are very good. but don't forget, corporate com
home for the world's economy, but some of the best minds in finance hinges on america. >>> and the story gets more strange for manti te'o. and for the first time, hear from the person who pretended to be his girlfriend. >>> but we begin this morning with a look at today's "eye opener," your world in 90 seconds. >>> it's not about keeping bad guns out of the hands of good people. it's about keeping all the guns out of the hands of bad people. >> the white house takes new aim at gun control. >>> yesterday congressional democrats introduced a plan to ban assault weapons. >> we have had enough. these weapons do not belong on the streets. >> the reason you find so many of us very reluctant is we believe each step down the road leads to next step and the next step and the next step. >>> the unbearable deep freeze is delivering yet another day of biting cold temperatures. >> this blast of cold air is now hitting the south. >> forecasters expect freezing rain and dangerous accumulations of ice across the carolinas and tennessee. >>> manti te'o is admitting he lied to the media
bright spots in the economy. an assault weapons ban is intrawsd on capitol hill. nancy cordes on the bill and its prospects. why is the world's most advanced airliner catching fire? sharyl attkisson investigates. and it came out of the darkness like a ghost-- a giant no one had ever seen alive until now. >> what science fiction writer wouldn't just love it? captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. a lot of americans find it galling that the people who caused a world financial calamity didn't go to jail. they pushed mortgages on to people who couldn't afford them, bundled the doomed mortgages into investments, rated them aaa, aad then sold the worthless packages to investors, including pension funds. remember when the bubble burst? the dow lost more than 5,000 point, 40% of its value. retirement nest eggs were wiped out. nearly 7.5 million americans lost their jobs, and 1.3 million homes were lost to foreclosure. well, today, a woman known for prosecuting terrorists and mobsters was appointed to head the securities and exchange
to be done on the economy and a great many other things. nora o'donnell, the co-anchor of "cbs this morning" is down on the national mall and she has insight on what the president is looking to in a second term. >> that's right. on a day like this when most americans have expressed their frustration with washington, political leaders, this is day that we see hundreds of thousands of americans turn out to witness this piece of history. every second-term president since dwight eisenhower has had to deal with an opposition party in congress. that's nothing new that president obama is facing in this second term. but he's going to try and capture i think some of the magic of bipartisanship on a day like today. trying to put it in a bottle. because he really has a very ambitious agenda for his second term. we have heard him talk about it. gun safety, immigration reform. deficit reduction and those looming spending cuts that are a part of the sequestration. so that's lot before the president. but as major has noted this is a speech today that's not about specifics, but setting the tone and trying
'demmic, saying -- undemocratic using rallies to push out people they elected. >>> the egyptian failing economy is fueling anger, the egyptian pound is at its lowest level against the dollar in eight years. >>> president obama has just selected his chief of staff. we understand the person is dennis mcdonogh, currently the president's top national security aide. mcdonogh would replace jack lu, who has been nominated to be the new treasury secretary. the press is standing by waiting for president obama to make an appearance and to officially announce the new selection. so we will go back to that when the president enters. >>> let's take a bump. snow is on the way. how much is expected, the full forecast in just a moment. >>> starting in mountain airy and lovettsville, the cacoctin mountains over the next hour. j.c., back to you. >>> there's the president. let's go to the white house. >> thank you, everybody. please, everybody have a seat. good afternoon. welcome to the announcement of one of the worst kept secrets in washington. as president i rely on an extraordinary team of men and women here a
reduction, further investments in our economy, whether it's addressing global warming and climate change, increasing opportunities in education and make sure we're keeping tuition costs down. our infrastructure is critical to our economy but we continue not to be able to get something through congress. these are big areas where we can move something forward. i think you'll see the president address many of these issues in the state of the union. >> schieffer: all right, well, i want to thank all of you, most enlightening, as we say on television. and we'll be back in a moment with our "face the nation" flashback. it's been a long, tough year. a real test of what i'm made of. there were times i thought of giving in, but i did it. opened up that navy federal savings account and now we have this... ah. did it all online... it was easy. i don't hear any sweating. civilians... psh. 4 million members. 4 million stories. navy federal credit union. >> schieffer: there has been so much bad news lately. after stories like the connecticut shootings, we always look not only for lessons learned to en
. >>> starbucks got a good geologist despite the weak economy. the company reported on thursday a 13% increase in profits for the second fiscal quarter. part of that is due to brisk sales in china where starbucks is expanding. the other big driver is more customers buying food with their coffee. starbucks stock was up 24 centses to $51.84 a share. >>> the nomination process for mary jo white, president obama's choice could be a difficult one. mr. obama introduced her on thursday. questions will likely be raised about her time in private practice when she represented companies that have often come before the s.e.c. >>> the u.s. postal service will raise the price of mailing a letter or shipping a package on sunday. a first class stamp will go up by 1 cent to 46 cents. as in recent years these will be so-called forever stamps meaning they're good for the future, regardless of price changes. >>> and a new twist in a long and costly lawsuit over those popular bratz dolls. an appeals court tossed out the millions they were ordered to pay. they have been engaged a lawsuit since 2004. the legal proce
hurting the economy but you have to do it very delicately. i'll be sharing some of those ideas with my colleagues because we've got to find a path over time to get back to a more balanced budget. >> gun control will be another major issue to deal with for this congress. what are your expectations? what do you want to accomplish? >> i think the american public overwhelmingly believe gun violence is a problem. sadly i was governor when the horrible shooting happened at virginia tech and since virginia tech, we've had tucson. we've had newtown. we've had aurora and the shooting at the sikh temple in milwaukee. we can't sit back and wait to see more of these. i'm really happy that the president has put this on the table. it's mental health. it's campus and school security but it also is guns. i hope we'll be able to dramatically expand the background records check step. that's the only way to keep guns out of the hands who are dangerous who shouldn't by law have them but we also need to tackle the issue of the high capacity magazines and the assault style weapons. in those two areas, you'v
of the people who leveled the economy -- >> we have not seen a single person go to jail at lehman brothers or aig. >> hopefully she's as good as defending the job. >> then there's the jetting process -- vetting process. we will find out that question mike. did the work keep the potential people out of jail? >>> the fight over new york's jumbo soda ban is becoming a civil rights issue. >> and man's best -- i just -- this makes me laugh. in man's friend can be good for more than just fetching your slippers. a furry friend that saved a life. this little guy. >>> howard here with your weather first. another some system on the way -- storm system on the way. some light snow developing this afternoon could hamper the ride home. high temperatures 25 to 30. back if just a few minutes with your, the if just a few -- in just a few minutes with your weekend forecast. >>> and howard we're in the calm between the storms as far as weather and traffic is concerned right now. outer loop of the beltway light volume as you head west of silver spring and past connecticut avenue into bethesda. pretty much lig
. thousands of jobs. use the most advanced technology to protect our water. billions in the economy. at chevron, if we can't do it right, we won't do it at all. we've got to think long term. we've got to think long term. ♪ ai wei wei is an artist who is causing chinese government censors more than a few sleepless nights. rita braver with a portrait of an artist as a dissident unvowed. >> reporter: this may look like a bowl of pearls and this merely a collection of crabs. yet to artist ai wei wei they represent the idea that there is value not just in the group but also in each individual. whether in art or in life. a notion that is not always welcome in china. (speaking chinese) >> embedded in the works, whether they are directly political or not i think are his ideas and his desire to see the world change. >> reporter: that attitude can now be seen at the smithsonian's museum in washington. according to chief curator gary brower. was this the first major exhibit in the u.s. of ai wei wei's work? >> yes, it is indeed. reporter: there are whimsical sculptures made of bicycles and a
vision for the world in his second term. >> measures to help the economy, energy. >> i think immigration is really the big issue, frankly. >> the most significant event of the weekend, i love her bangs. >>> the deaths in algeria has reached at least 81. >> at least one american is among the dead. >> very cool temperatures across the midwest. >> windchills down to minus 50. >> this time the swearing in flawless. >> and when he was done his daughter sasha took note. >> i did it. >> all tha zone for the touchdown! the 49ers are going to the super bowl. >> i want to thank my parents, and go ravens. >> and baltimore is heading to new orleans. >> brothers coaching against each other in the super bowl. >> -- and all that matters -- >> president obama begins his second term publicly and on martin luther king day. >> be loving and be strong. don't give in and don't give up. >> -- on "cbs this morning." >> his inauguration committee is receiving fewer donations than in 2009. it will feature fewer inaugural balls, a shorter parade andce from the black eyed peas
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